But they will need to rely on Brighton beating Liverpool at Anfield, as the Reds have a far superior goal difference, with a draw or win for Jurgen Klopp's side guaranteeing them fourth place over Chelsea.
We have included him in the list of options though, just in case... The Blues are placed at the 5th spot in the English top flight table with 70 points to their name after 37 outings and are trailing 4th placed Liverpool by a couple of points. They have lost four games in a row and there is no denying that they have appeared to be complacent in their endeavours lately.
Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud both came off the bench against the Terriers, but they are in contention to return to the starting line-up.
The hosts must do without Kenedy, who is ineligible to face his parent club.
Christian Atsu will not be available owing to his knee injury and the same goes for Ciaran Clark.
The centre-back, however, has insisted that he is "happy" at Newcastle, who will finish their 2017-18 Premier League season at home to Chelsea on Sunday afternoon.
The Magpies have conceded just six goals in their last 10 Premier League home games, and never more than once in a match in that time. Chelsea ran out 3-1 winners in the reverse fixture.
"Probably I can change something, but not because I am thinking about the FA Cup final, only because someone could be exhausted after two tough games in three days". Let's be honest, they've messed it up.
"Rafa Benitez and his players will be keen to give the Toon Army something to cheer on Sunday, however, and I think they will pick up at least a point against last year's champions".